Trent Leyshan is our fearless Leader, he founded BOOM! Sales in 2007.
As Managing Director and master facilitator, Trent combines his unique experiences in business, rigorous research and new insights, with fresh delivery methods that inspire action and lasting change.
He’s the author of Outlaw and The Naked Salesman, a sought after speaker and regular contributor to various media on sales and service.
Early in his career, Trent was the national sales manager and head spruiker at Big Kev’s. Under the guidance of his mentor Kevin McQuay (Big Kev), Australia’s most flamboyant TV sales personality, he learned and developed his sales and public speaking skills. Trent has since led sales teams in award winning Ad and digital agencies and driven two of his own start-up companies into market leaders.
Today, he partners with some of Australia and the World's most respected organisations. Clients include: NAB, EnergyAustralia, Woolworths, Qantas Corporate, Toyota, AGL, Downer Group, PETstock, Carsales.com.au, Bank of Melbourne, JCB, TripADeal, Crown Resorts, DM Roads, Western Bulldogs FC, and Lexus to name a few.
Kellie Smith is our Head of Workforce Strategy and Capability Development, joining BOOM! Sales in 2014.
In Kellie’s previous role, she spent several years as a member of the leadership team at The Academy, National Australia Bank where she was responsible for building the enterprise-wide Career & Development framework, infrastructure and tools along with long-term leadership development, talent development and career development programs.
Kellie has been described as an influential business leader, a true capability professional who enables and empowers her people. Kellie has worked with organisations including; Medibank, National Australia Bank, Holden, Qantas, ANZ, Infosys, Exxon Mobile, State Trustees, Australian Conservation Foundation, and Leighton Holdings. She has facilitated training programs across Australia and Asia.
Peter Coombe is our Head of Growth and joined BOOM! Sales in 2020.
Peter has a primarily finance background, having held senior finance roles in companies such as Fosters, Telstra, Sigma Pharmaceuticals and Engenco (ASX:EGN) where he was CFO.
Having found the blue-chip finance world not uninspiring, Peter worked with SME businesses as a strategic consultant between 2013 and joining BOOM! Peter met Trent in 2014 and worked with him on several occasions during that time.
Peter's love of all things data related has driven him towards an in-depth understanding of what businesses need to grow their sales. Data-driven decision making is Peter's true passion and a perfect addition to the BOOM! skillset.